Future

Showing of 1 - 20 from 37 results
Future - Total results - 37
Reliance Industries' retail arm RRVL to acquire Future Group businesses for Rs 24,713 cr
Business

Reliance Industries' retail arm RRVL to acquire Future Group businesses for Rs 24,713 cr

The Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd (RRVL), a subsidiary of Reliance Industries Ltd will acquire the retail, wholesale, logistics and warehousing businesses of the Future Group on a slump sale basis

WHO chief says there is no return to normalcy in the future, too many countries are heading in the wrong direction with Coronavirus
science

WHO chief says there is no return to normalcy in the future, too many countries are heading in the wrong direction with Coronavirus

The WHO said that government and individual responses should depend on local virus conditions - namely, whether there is community spread or no.

Global warming has undone 6,500 years of worldwide cooling in the last 150 years
science

Global warming has undone 6,500 years of worldwide cooling in the last 150 years

Accelerating greenhouse gases have contributed to global average temperatures that are now moving past one degree Celsius above the mid-19th century.

As world weighs lives against economy in face of coronavirus crisis, possible scenarios for the future that awaits us
Opinion

As world weighs lives against economy in face of coronavirus crisis, possible scenarios for the future that awaits us

This present condition of “pause” in the rush of the world will probably not last. Our world has been organised around the realities of a globalised economy. The cost of allowing it all to fall to ruin will sooner or later outweigh the risk of further spread of the coronavirus disease.

Watch: Drake releases two surprise tracks 'When to Say When' and 'Chicago Freestyle'
Entertainment

Watch: Drake releases two surprise tracks 'When to Say When' and 'Chicago Freestyle'

Drake's last studio album was Scorpion, which was nominated at the Grammys for Album of the year.

The future is sci-fi: Her and human-AI relationships — is dating Siri or Alexa necessarily a bad thing?
Entertainment

The future is sci-fi: Her and human-AI relationships — is dating Siri or Alexa necessarily a bad thing?

What if humans and AI could coexist harmoniously? Perhaps, our relationship with AI will be nothing but a natural extension of the platonic friendship we now share with Siri or Alexa. Only, it may not necessarily be platonic in the future.

The future is sci-fi: Metropolis' critique of capitalism endures, even if its solution to class conflict does not
Entertainment

The future is sci-fi: Metropolis' critique of capitalism endures, even if its solution to class conflict does not

Metropolis, 1927, has been regarded as a pioneering work of science fiction not only for its use of special effects or depiction of artificial intelligence (AI) but also for the political allegory at its core | From our #SciFiSeers series, where we look at the 2020s, as predicted by the pop culture of the past

The future is sci-fi: Children of Men's depiction of marginalised refugees is cautionary tale for our times
Entertainment

The future is sci-fi: Children of Men's depiction of marginalised refugees is cautionary tale for our times

Rooted in contemporary political and social horrors, Children of Men, Alfonso Cuaron's 2006 adaptation of the PD James novel has proved to be frighteningly prescient | From our #SciFiSeers series, where we look at the 2020s, as predicted by the pop culture of the past

The future is sci-fi: How Ghost in the Shell, Deus Ex — Human Revolution foreshadowed humanity 2.0
Entertainment

The future is sci-fi: How Ghost in the Shell, Deus Ex — Human Revolution foreshadowed humanity 2.0

We're not far from the transhumanist futures of Ghost in the Shell, Deus Ex: Human Revolution or Robocop | From our #SciFiSeers series, where we look at the 2020s, as predicted by the pop culture of the past

The future is sci-fi: A vision of the 2020s, seen through seven works of pop culture from the past
Entertainment

The future is sci-fi: A vision of the 2020s, seen through seven works of pop culture from the past

As we embark on a new decade, how do visions of the 2020s — imagined in books like Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, films like Soylent Green, or even manga like Ghost in the Shell — match up against our reality? In this special series, we look at six pop culture artefacts from the past that foretold the future, providing a prophetic glimpse of the decade we’re now entering | #SciFiSeers

The future is sci-fi: Soylent Green, climate change and the slippery slope from capitalism to cannibalism
Entertainment

The future is sci-fi: Soylent Green, climate change and the slippery slope from capitalism to cannibalism

Even if world leaders respond to our plea to fight climate change with sneering comments, we — like Thunberg — must never stop from calling them out for their inaction. The future of humanity rests on it.

The future is sci-fi: On Philip K Dick's Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep, AI and artificial empathy
Entertainment

The future is sci-fi: On Philip K Dick's Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep, AI and artificial empathy

If androids become virtually indistinguishable from their organic counterparts, how do we tell them apart? In Do Androids Dream of Electric, Philip K Dick proposed an alternate criterion: empathy.

How Ray Kurzweil predicted the birth of Google, Deep Blue, and the rise of AI decades in advance
News & Analysis

How Ray Kurzweil predicted the birth of Google, Deep Blue, and the rise of AI decades in advance

Kurzweil predicts that most if not all disease will be curable easily in the next decade.

World Environment Day 2019: India's Hawa Aane De campaign raises air pollution awareness
India

World Environment Day 2019: India's Hawa Aane De campaign raises air pollution awareness

Ministry of Environment & Forests collab'd with Bollywood bigwigs to bring you this catchy new air pollution notice.

Madonna sparks controversy by displaying Palestinian flag during performance at 'non political' Eurovision
Entertainment

Madonna sparks controversy by displaying Palestinian flag during performance at 'non political' Eurovision

The Palestinian Campaign For The Academic And Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) called Madonna's performance 'immoral'

Ariana Grande's thank u, next tops Billboard 200, has biggest streaming week ever for a pop album
Entertainment

Ariana Grande's thank u, next tops Billboard 200, has biggest streaming week ever for a pop album

Ariana Grande recently won her first Grammy for her fourth studio album Sweetener, which released in August 2018.

The album is in crisis: Streaming services, artists' preference for singles have put the format under threat
Entertainment

The album is in crisis: Streaming services, artists' preference for singles have put the format under threat

Older consumers with a personal fondness for romantic balladeers and people who are buying music for their children are the only ones purchasing albums anymore. Most listeners have migrated to Youtube and audio streaming services

Usher makes surprise comeback with new album A, ahead of 40th birthday
Entertainment

Usher makes surprise comeback with new album A, ahead of 40th birthday

Usher reunited with producer Zaytoven for eight-song album A, after 2009 song Papers

Nicki Minaj accuses Travis Scott's manager of running a smear campaign against her tour
Entertainment

Nicki Minaj accuses Travis Scott's manager of running a smear campaign against her tour

Nicki Minaj's tour which also featured Future, was postponed to 21 February, 2019 owing to production problems